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Friedman, Leslie A.

Assistant Professor
Art & Design
610-683-4535
Sharadin Art Studio 10G
friedman@kutztown.edu
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  • Degrees
    BA, Political Science, Brown University, Providence, RI
    MFA, Printmaking, Tyler School of Art at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
  • Course Regularly Taught
    Introduction to Printmaking (FAR 141)
    Printmaking Studio (FAS 340 - 345)
    Drawing II (FAR 016)
  • Biography
    Leslie Friedman is an artist and educator who specializes in printmaking, sculpture, and installation. She has a BA in political theory from Brown University and an MFA in printmaking from the Tyler School of Art at Temple University. Between her undergraduate and graduate course of study, Friedman spent two and a half years living in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and built a screenprinting studio in her apartment there. Friedman is an active player in the alternative gallery world. She founded the art collective NAPOLEON in 2011 which is comprised of ten artist and curatorial members with a gallery space in Philadelphia’s Chinatown. She is currently a member of Good Children in New Orleans and Baton Rouge Gallery in Baton Rouge. In 2014, Friedman completed a fellowship at the Center for Emerging Visual Artists and won the Fleisher Wind Challenge. She has participated in residency at Shiro Oni in Japan and the Studios at MASS MoCA in North Adams, Massachusetts. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally with some highlights including solo shows at Space 1026 in Philadelphia, Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi, and the Delaware Contemporary in Wilmington. Her work deals with political and social themes like identity, simulacra, stereotype, gender, and religion.
  • Class Schedule
    Term Days Start Time End Time Course Location
    Fall 2022 MW 9:00AM 11:50AM FAS 340 010 SH12G
    Fall 2022 MW 12:00PM 2:50PM FAR 141 010 SH12G
    Fall 2022 ART 577 904